E&I Carahsoft Cloud Solutions & Services Distributor Contract


E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the largest and most experienced member-owned, non-profit purchasing cooperative serving the needs of education.

E&I assists their members in creating supply-chain efficiencies, lowering costs and reducing risks by collaborating with our members, suppliers and strategic partners. E&I delivers exceptional value to higher education, K-12, and related communities by making it easy for them to access high-quality contracts, strategic sourcing expertise, insights, and unrivaled customer service.

The competitively solicited E&I Carahsoft contract provides E&I members with a direct distribution partner for cloud and managed service solutions, and related IT products and services.

The agreement includes access to leading technology providers through Carahsoft at guaranteed discounts off MSRP, including Acquia, Amazon Web Services, DocuSign, Qualtrics, Red Hat, SolarWinds, Tableau, and more. E&I members now have the ability to quickly and seamlessly integrate cutting-edge technologies, and select and implement the best possible solutions that deliver the greatest value.


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E&I Cooperative Services and Carahsoft have partnered to provide E&I member institutions with a cloud and managed solutions contract. E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the only member-owned, non-profit procurement cooperative focused exclusively on education. By working together with industry-leading suppliers, E&I provides an exceptional member experience, helping institutions save time and money.

Our new publicly sourced, competitively solicited contract provides E&I members with a direct distribution channel for cloud solutions and related technology. This contract provides competitive pricing on our complete cloud portfolio, including SaaS, PaaS, IaaS support and managed services from our partners. Moreover, E&I members will receive additional support from Carahsoft and our reseller and OEM partners to ensure successful deployments, including installation guidance by certified professionals, documentation for operating and troubleshooting, and licensing consolidation.


Carahsoft Awarded Competitively Solicited Contract with E&I Cooperative Services for Cloud Solutions and Services

May 11, 2021
Carahsoft today announced that it has been chosen by E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) to serve as a cloud solutions and services distributor for E&I’s more than 5,000 member institutions across the U.S. The master agreement between Carahsoft and E&I supports higher education institutions, K-12 schools and academic healthcare organizations.


Advancing Cybersecurity in Academia: Safeguarding the Student Experience

Executives from Google Cloud, Microsoft, IBM & AWS share insights on their initiatives to help accelerate and strengthen the public sector’s cybersecurity initiatives. Carahsoft is a leading IT distributor for cybersecurity solutions offered by the cited technology providers, and all are available for purchase through the E&I Carahsoft contract.

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E&I Cooperative Services, a member-owned, non-profit sourcing cooperative for education, does a lot more for K-12 than just provide better pricing for its over 5,500 members.